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Intro to Image Processing with MATLAB
This short project introduces students to image processing with MATLAB including importing images from the web, color transformations, circle finding, and edge finding. These techniques are broadly applicable in ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Project
Subject: Physics

Scaling sizes of sports field
Benjamin Bratton, Vanderbilt University
This is a MATLAB live script that guides students to learn about the kinematics of thrown balls in various sports. It helps the students learn about simple numerical methods to solve differential equations, as well ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity
Subject: Physics

Data-Driven Advanced Control of Nonlinear Systems: A Neural Network Approach
Silvio Simani, University of Ferrara
The proposed activity can be considered a specific skill of a more general and advanced course of nonlinear control for complex systems, as it proposes the use and the design of advanced tools for the control of ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity, Lab Activity
Subject: Computer Science, Engineering

Solving the 1D Schrodinger Equation
Morgan Hawker, California State University-Fresno
In this activity, students will explore 1-dimensional solutions to the time-independent Schrodinger equation. Students will utilize a provided MATLAB live script to determine exact energy values for two different ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Problem Set, Classroom Activity
Subject: Chemistry

Breakeven Analysis Project
Kendra Wallis, The University of Texas at Arlington
The project requires students to use basic programming skills in MATLAB to write a program that will perform a breakeven analysis for a proposed new elephant house at the local zoo. Students are given parameters ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Project
Subject: Engineering

Put out the Fire! Exploring the Effects of Fire-Fighting Foams on Microorganisms using Statistics and Plots
Tess Weathers, Chabot College, Engineering
Objective Analyze a subset of data from a published research paper using MATLAB. This will focus on data manipulation in MATLAB, including reading in text files, for, if, and while statements, statistics, and plot ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Project
Subject: Environmental Science, Biology, Engineering

Unprecedented
Eugene Mahmoud, Mt. San Antonio College
This project is designed to introduce lower-division science and engineering students to mathematical modelling through the analysis of real-world data related to the novel coronavirus global pandemic. The project ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Project, Writing Assignment, Field Activity
Subject: Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Health Sciences

SIR Model - Finding Relationship between Contact Rate and Peak Infection Rate
Michael Thorburn, California State University-Los Angeles
In this set of exercises, a script is developed that solves the coupled system of ordinary differential equations making up an SIR model of virus spread. The peak value computed for the infected population is found ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Problem Set
Subject: Health Sciences, Biology, Engineering

Virtual Electric Machines Lab using Simulink / Simscape
Douglas Jussaume, University of Tulsa
The Electric Power Systems course discusses three-phase systems, transformers, DC motors, and AC Synchronous motors and generators. The associated lab provides the students with hands-on experience in measuring ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Lab Activity
Subject: Engineering

Working with NOAA stream gauge data in MATLAB
Eliza Richardson, Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
Students work through the steps of finding freely available time series stream gauge data, importing a plain text file into MATLAB, then manipulating data and plotting it in MATLAB. They practice file input/output ...

Resource Type: Activities: Activities:Classroom Activity
Subject: Geoscience